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Glossary: loop electrosurgical excision procedure, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

loop electrosurgical excision procedure

(loop ee-LEK-troh-SER-jih-kul ek-SIH-zhun proh-SEE-jer)

A technique that uses electric current passed through a thin wire loop to remove abnormal tissue. Also called LEEP and loop excision.

2003-07-26

2007-02-01